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Gender, Energy and Clean Cooking Solutions on the agenda at SE4ALL 3rd Annual Workshop

February 12, 2016/AfDB On Thursday, February 11, the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Office of the Special Envoy on Gender (SEOG), in collaboration with the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Africa… Read more »

AfDB launches first Africa Visa Openness Index ahead of Africa CEO Forum

February 12, 2016/AfDB The African Development Bank has launched the first Africa Visa Openness Index, which shows how Africa remains largely closed off to African travellers. On average Africans need… Read more »

We’ll Continue to Meet Matured Financial Obligations – Gov. Emefiele

February 12, 2016/CBN The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele CON, has promised that Nigeria will continue to meet matured financial obligations to foreign investors and her… Read more »

Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act: Shareholding of Harris Associates Investment Trust in LafargeHolcim Ltd

February 12, 2016/LafargeHolcim In accordance with Article 120 of the Federal Act on Financial Market Infrastructures and Market Conduct in Securities and Derivatives Trading (Financial Market Infrastructure Act (FMIA), LafargeHolcim… Read more »

Energy, banks lead Wall St. rebound after grueling week

Fri Feb 12, 2016/Reuters By Aastha Agnihotri Wall Street staged a modest comeback on Friday, led by a rebound in financial and energy stocks, after a punishing, widespread rout this… Read more »

Sterling Bank Eyes Acquisitions-Reuters

By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Sterling Bank Plc said on Friday its seeking to buy one (1) or two (2) mid-tier banks as sharp falls in the value of the naira and… Read more »

Asian shares slide as bank fears add to global gloom

Fri Feb 12, 2016/Reuters By Hideyuki Sano Asian shares slid on Friday as mounting concerns about the health of European banks further threatened a global economic outlook already under strain… Read more »

Greece: Toward a Workable Program

Culled—-iMFDirect By Poul M. Thomsen February 11, 2016 Having successfully pulled Greece from the brink last summer and subsequently stabilized the economy, the government of Alexis Tsipras is now discussing… Read more »

IMF Nominates Christine Lagarde Managing Director in Selection Process

By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Global lender, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday Christine Lagarde, has been nominated as managing director (MD). Aleksei Mozhin, the dean of the executive board… Read more »

Eurocement Says Participation in LafargeHolcim below Swiss Stock Exchange Act

By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)- Eurocement Group on Thursday announced that its participation in LafargeHolcim Ltd fell below the Stock Exchange Act threshold of 3 percent on February 4, 2016. This… Read more »